Animal Researche: 18pt;">Cayenne pepper, one of the most popular spices, may have multiple fat loss bio-activities.
Cayenne pepper is widely used in the preparation of spicy cuisine, in its whole form or as a spice. Cayenne’s active ingredient – capsaicin – may also aid weight loss by:
- Increasing energy expenditure through a thermogenic (heat-generating) effect
- Making the body use more fats instead of carbs for energy
- Reducing food intake, primarily through decreasing appetite